Valerie Senyk is a multi-media artist. She received her BFA and MA in Drama from the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, and taught Theatre Arts at universities in Saskatchewan and Ontario for over 23 years. She is a playwright, an actor, and a published and recorded performance poet. She has published a full-length volume of poetry, I Want A Poem (Vocamus Press, 2014). She is currently working on a chapbook of poetry and photography called Stick.